The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission studying the high school mass shooting has offered a suggestion: allow teachers to be armed. The usual opposition to such a measure was swift, namely that teachers are hired to “educate,” not “be law enforcement officers.” This discussion needs some clarity. Let me lay out some … Continue reading Arming Teachers: LIVE for the Students
Taxes...a word that inspires much discussion and emotion. "The rich don't pay enough!" "My taxes are too high!" "We need to hike taxes to pay for the things we need!" Personally, I think two things: taxes are too high and we need to pay taxes. In the world of big government politics, though, those who … Continue reading Taxes & Accountability
There was a time when America looked to its houses of worship and preachers of righteousness for guidance. Today too many Christian leaders will not speak with a moral voice to political issues, condemn corrupt leaders, or endorse political candidates who espouse our values. Our government has intimidated them into silence, denying our citizens a … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part III
I love football and I hate what is happening. I'm a New England Patriots fan...have been for years. I hate what these protests have done to the game. Sports used to be a place where political persuasions of all types could set aside differences and root for the same team. Here are my adulterated thoughts, … Continue reading The NFL and Right to Protest
Tocqueville said that “Providence has not created mankind entirely independent or entirely free.” He was right. He is dependent and accountable, in equal station, to the “Laws of nature and of Nature’s God.” Will government lead men to servitude or freedom?